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2024 Student Run-off Election | June 8-23, 2024

SPT Members, have you cast your vote? Make sure that your Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy membership is up-to-date and in good standing. Please visit APTA Membership Renew to check on our membership status and renew if it is going to expire soon. As a reminder, Student members may only vote in the Student Special Interest Group Director elections.

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Add or Update Your Student Clinical Affiliation or Shadowing Opportunity Listing

As an Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy member, you are eligible to list your student clinical affiliation site or shadowing opportunity in our dedicated directory. Becoming a Clinical Instructor for a pelvic health or women’s health affiliation for student physical therapists is a valuable way to contribute and give back to your profession! 

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Current CE Promotions Live Collab, Self-Paced & CAPP Courses 🌞

Summer is the perfect time to invest in your professional growth. Enroll in our pelvic and obstetric health physical therapy courses to earn CEUs and enhance your expertise. Whether you're looking to deepen your knowledge or stay ahead in your field, our summer courses offer the perfect opportunity to expand your skills and meet fellow professionals in the pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy field.

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Member-Exclusive Pricing Subscribe to the 12-Month Urogynecology Journal

The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy has recently become a journal Allied Health Partner with Urogynecology, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). Urogynecology is a leading monthly peer-reviewed publication dedicated to specialists, physicians, and allied health professionals involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of female pelvic floor disorders. To take advantage of this exclusive member-discounted subscription price, you must be a member of the APTA National and the APTA Pelvic Health. 

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Research Highlights Exciting News from JWPHPT! Web of Science Reviewer Recognition

We are thrilled to announce that the Journal of Women’s & Pelvic Health Physical Therapy has teamed up with Clarivate to offer Web of Science Reviewer Recognition! This initiative lets you easily track, verify, and showcase your peer review contributions across top journals worldwide, ensuring you get the recognition you deserve.

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New Resource for Providers Postpartum Pelvic Girdle Pain Brochure (Free Download)

This brochure was developed by The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy's CPG Knowledge Transfer Subcommittee and summarizes information for healthcare providers about postpartum pelvic girdle pain based on the clinical practice guidelines. The file can be downloaded and printed for distribution to potential referral sources.

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New Course Gender Affirming Vaginoplasty

This 8-hour course is appropriate for pelvic health rehabilitation professionals who have interest in better serving the people who are gender diverse.

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Free Webinar Implementation of Acute OB Physical Therapy | Part 1

Join the Education Student and Pregnancy & Postpartum SIGs for the first of an exciting 2-part webinar series! Through Q&A-style presentation, speakers will share about how they designed and successfully implemented acute OB physical therapy services at their hospitals, and they will illuminate how PTs can serve newly postpartum individuals in the acute setting.

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Micro Volunteer Opportunity Clinician Toolkit Task Force Member

Develop a template presentation (Powerpoint) for Medical Schools and Professional Societies outlining the role of pelvic floor physical therapy in treating their patients. As we are the PPSIG, we will specifically target the role of PF PT in treating pregnant and postpartum patients, however, we will include all aspects of pelvic floor dysfunction (bladder, bowel, sexual, support, orthopedic).

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Featured Member Benefit Promote Your Practice on PT Locator™

PT Locator™  is a directory that helps patients find a licensed Physical Therapist / Physiotherapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) who specializes in pelvic and abdominal health physical therapy in their area. The PT Locator tool serves as a central database where members can list their practice information, website, education, certifications, and areas of practice by updating their membership profile

Update / Add Your Listing


Featured Scholarship NABPT & Academy Scholarship Collaboration

This initiative is specifically designed for physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and physical therapy students (SPTs) who identify as African American or Black and who are eager to expand their skill set and incorporate pelvic health expertise into their existing rehabilitation care. This program has been initiated by the IDEA Committee of the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy.

Learn more and apply today!